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Post by tom023 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:10 pm

Not sure if it is just me but since the last main site upgrade when I try to access a LudeGeneration thread from Google, it takes me to the site but then says "thread cannot be found" or something similar. If i use LudeGen's search tool I can find the thread (sometimes, I'm not that good) and it shows up perfectly. It's not that the post/thread isn't there, but the site "can't find" it when opening it from Google.
Happens with any search option that I try to access.

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EDIT: It says "The requested page cannot be found" and playing around I have found that some pages do work, others give the error message.

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Post by andy50herts » Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:49 am

See it very often from a google search

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Post by ATR84 » Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:13 am

I think it's because they changed the hosting of the site a few months back and were not able migrate all the posts across. So Google is still remembering posts that used to be there.
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Post by indigolemon » Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:44 pm

It's unavoidable sadly, the way the old site structured links isn't the same as the new one. The posts are there, but the links won't click through from Google :(

Eventually the google indexing will catch up, until then we have this issue.
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